Sir Walter Tinsdale’s new partner, Philip Hamilton, has just arrived in London from Spain to discover their mission is to find Napoleon’s best assassin, The Falcon. But The Falcon’s identity is known only to Napoleon himself. The rumor is the assassin has been sent to kill the Monarch. Their mission is to find the elusive bird of prey before he strikes. But their nemesis is like a phantom – always one step ahead of them.
When the lovely Charlotte Winston enters the picture, relationships get complicated. Between her and the antics of Sir Tinsdale’s aide, Geoffrey Collins, a transvestite, Tinsdale’s head is spinning. Whispers in dark alleys, unlikely alliances, deception, murder and suicide will keep you turning the pages until the identity of The Falcon is finally revealed. With all the romance and action of James Bond, To Kill a Monarch is like 007 in 1811.